Camp Rainbow

Camp Rainbow participants hold up a craft they created

Camp Rainbow is an annual summer camp offered by Cambridge Recreation that serves Cambridge residents with disabilities, ages 6-22. Participants enjoy a variety of experiences, including outdoor activities, swimming, field trips, arts & crafts, and cooking. Camp Rainbow takes field trips to local attractions every Wednesday of camp sessions.

Camp Rainbow's mission is to enhance the lives of its participants by providing a recreational experience that emphasizes their abilities. Breakfast, lunch, and snack meals are provided by the camp.

2024 Camp Rainbow Information

Location: King Open School / Cambridge Street Upper School Complex, 850 Cambridge St.

Dates: Weekly sessions offered from July 8 – August 16

Times: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (full-day) 12:30 – 3 p.m. (half-day)

Transportation: Provided by Camp Rainbow. Pick-up and drop-off locations will be located at central locations near campers' homes and communicated by the Camp Director before each session. 

2024 Camp Rainbow Application 

To apply, fill out the Camp Rainbow application and return it to:

Camp Rainbow
Department of Human Service Programs
City of Cambridge
51 Inman St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Questions? Contact Erin Quinn, Camp Rainbow Director, at 617-892-5478 or